ITT training at Spires Academy open to all EKST schools

Date/Time:
Wednesday 2 October, 3:30pm - Wednesday 24 June, 4:30pm
Location:
Spires Academy

All training sessions are open to ITT staff from any EKST partner school and run from 3.30pm to 4.30pm on Wednesdays  in Room B3 at Spires Academy – to confirm you will be attending please email ~Dorette Fuller, ITT Coordinator at Spires Academy on dfuller@e21c.co.uk

PGCE GROUP A 

Date Title of session Trainer Covering Pre-session reading 
02/10/19 KEEPING YOURSELF SAFE

 

 

ANNETTE KELLY

 

·         TEACHERS AND THE LAW

·         SOCIAL MEDIA

·         CONTACT WITH STUDENTS AND PARENTS ETC.

·         E-SAFETY

·         Spires policies http://www.spiresacademy.com/239/academy-policies

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education–2

 

 

9/10/19  LOW LEVEL DISRUPTION

& HIGH LEVEL INCIDENTS

 CHRIS WALLIS ·         IDENTIFICATION

·         STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS IN CLASS

·         WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THE UNEXPECTED HAPPENS!

·         Wubbels, T., Brekelmans, M., den Brok, P., Wijsman, L., Mainhard, T., & van Tartwijk, J. (2014) Teacher-student relationships and classroom management. In E. T. Emmer, E. Sabornie, C. Evertson, & C. Weinstein (Eds.). Handbook of classroom management: Research, practice, and contemporary issues (2nd ed., pp. 363–386). New York, NY: Routledge.

·         Kern, L., & Clemens, N. H. (2007) Antecedent strategies to promote appropriate classroom behavior. Psychology in the Schools, 44(1), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.20206.

·         Education Endowment Foundation (2018) Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning Toolkit: Accessible from: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/evidence-summaries/teaching-learning-toolkit/  [retrieved 10 October 2018].

16/10/19 SAFEGUARDING MICK KELLY ·         WHAT IS SAFEGUARDING?

·         HOW TO DEAL WITH SAFEGUARDING ISSUES

·         WHO IS THE DSL?

·         THE ROLE OF THE DSL

·-      Staff handbook – safeguarding policies

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education–2

06/11/19  

DATA

 

KEVIN RAYGATE ·         WHAT DATA IS AVAILABLE IN SCHOOL?

·         WHAT DO WE NEED AND HOW DO WE USE IT?

·         USING SIMS

NEW PGCE’S START (GROUP B)
20/11/19 EXPECTATIONS AND ETIQUETTE

(PGCE ONLY) (repeated session)

 

DORETTE FULLER ·         ESTABLISHING PROFESSIONALISM

·         What to expect

·         Spires Handbook

·         Darling-Hammond, L (2009) Professional Learning in the learning profession

·         How to have a successful second placement (SSP) P:\STAFF\ITT 2017-2018\ITT 2019-2020\EQ Readings

27/11/19 SEN IN PRACTICE CLAIRE LIDYARD & ACADEMIC COACH ·         CATEGORIES OF NEED

·         DISCUSSIONS

·         STRATEGIES

·         ROLES

·         DISCUSSION ON THE TA GUIDANCE REPORT MARCH 2015 (CCCU DOCUMENTATION)

·         HOW TO USE PERSONALISED PLANS·

·         Deunk, M. I., Smale-Jacobse, A. E., de Boer, H., Doolaard, S., & Bosker, R. J. (2018) Effective differentiation Practices: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on the cognitive effects of differentiation practices in primary education. Educational Research Review, 24(February), 31–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2018.02.002.

·         Kriegbaum, K., Becker, N., & Spinath, B. (2018) The Relative Importance of Intelligence and Motivation as Predictors of School Achievement: A meta-analysis. Educational Research Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2018.10.001.

·         Sisk, V. F., Burgoyne, A. P., Sun, J., Butler, J. L., & Macnamara, B. N. (2018) To What Extent and Under Which Circumstances Are Growth Mind-Sets Important to Academic Achievement? Two Meta-Analyses. Psychological Science, 29(4), 549–571. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617739704.

4/12/19 PASTORAL SYSTEM AND ROLE OF THE FORM TUTOR

 

Spires

 

WAYNE BALL

 

·         REGISTRATION – LEGAL REQUIREMENT, NOTICES ETC.

·         MENTORING

·         FORM TUTOR COMMENTS ON REPORTS

 

·         http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/nqt-special-edition-how-to-become-an-effective-form-tutor/
11/12/19  

MINDFULNESS AND RESILIENCE

 

MIKE BELL

 

·         WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

·         WHY IS RESILIENCE IMPORTANT?

·         HOW CAN YOU BECOME MORE RESILIENT?

·         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mlk6xD_xAQ (mindfulness in school)
18/12/19 LITERACY AND NUMERACY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM   

CAROLINE WEBB

·         WHAT ARE THESE KEY TOPICS?

·         WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?

·         HOW THEY ARE IMPLEMENTED ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

·         TOWARDS THE BASIC SKILLS QUALITY MARK (ALI COLE)

·         Education Endowment Foundation (2018) Preparing for Literacy Guidance Report. [Online] Accessible from: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Preparing_Literacy_Guidance_2018.pdf

·         Jerrim, J., & Vignoles, A. (2016) The link between East Asian “mastery” teaching methods and English children’s mathematics skills. Economics of Education Review, 50, 29-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2015.11.003.

·         Machin, S., McNally, S., & Viarengo, M. (2018) Changing how literacy is taught: Evidence on synthetic phonics. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 10(2), 217–241. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20160514.

·         How to develop your use of standard English

8/1/2020 LIAISING WITH PARENTS  

ESTHER RATTIGAN

·         COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS

·         PARENTS EVENING PREPERATIONS

·         https://www.teachwire.net/news/surviving-your-first-parents-evening-as-an-nqt
15/1/2020  

PSHEE AND BRITISH VALUES

 

WAYNE BALL

 

·         HOW IS IT DELIVERED

·         LESSON CONTENT ACROSS THE YR GROUPS

·         HOT / CURRENT TOPICS!

·         WHY TEACH BRITISH VALUES?

·         http://www.doingsmsc.org.uk/british-values/
22/1/2020  

DATA (repeated session)

 

KEVIN REYGATE ·         WHAT DATA IS AVAILABLE IN SCHOOL?

·         WHAT DO WE NEED AND HOW DO WE USE IT?

·         USING SIMS

29/1/2020 LOW LEVEL DISRUPTION & HIGH LEVEL INCIDENTS (repeated session)

 

CHRIS WALLIS

 

·         IDENTIFICATION

·         STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS IN CLASS

·         WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THE UNEXPECTED HAPPENS!

·         Wubbels, T., Brekelmans, M., den Brok, P., Wijsman, L., Mainhard, T., & van Tartwijk, J. (2014) Teacher-student relationships and classroom management. In E. T. Emmer, E. Sabornie, C. Evertson, & C. Weinstein (Eds.). Handbook of classroom management: Research, practice, and contemporary issues (2nd ed., pp. 363–386). New York, NY: Routledge.

·         Kern, L., & Clemens, N. H. (2007) Antecedent strategies to promote appropriate classroom behavior. Psychology in the Schools, 44(1), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.20206.

·         Education Endowment Foundation (2018) Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning Toolkit: Accessible from: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/evidence-summaries/teaching-learning-toolkit/  [retrieved 10 October 2018].

5/2/2020 INDEPENDENT LEARNING DORETTE FULLER ·         HOW DO WE CREATE MORE INDEPENDENT LEARNERS

·         WHAT IS THINKING HARD

·         A LOOK AT SOME KEY STRATEGIES

·         GROWTH INDSET VRS FIXED MINDSET

·         Van de Pol, J., Volman, M., Oort, F., & Beishuizen, J. (2015) The effects of scaffolding in the classroom: support contingency and student independent working time in relation to student achievement, task effort and appreciation of support. Instructional Science, 43(5), 615-641.

·         Zimmerman, B. J. (2002) Becoming a Self-Regulated Learner: An Overview, Theory Into Practice. Theory Into Practice, 41(2), 64–70. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1477457?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents.

·         https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve?language=en

12/2/2020 EFFECTIVE USE OF VOICE SUZANNE WOOD ·         USING YOUR VOICE AS A TOOL IN THE CLASSROOM

·         DEVELOPING THE VOICE

·         PROTECTING YOUR VOICE

·         http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/protecting-your-teaching-voice/
GROUP A PGCE’S RETURN
26/2/2020 PASTORAL SYSTEM AND ROLE OF THE FORM TUTOR (repeated session) WAYNE BALL ·         REGISTRATION – LEGAL REQUIREMENT, NOTICES ETC.

·         MENTORING

·         FORM TUTOR COMMENTS ON REPORTS

·         http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/nqt-special-edition-how-to-become-an-effective-form-tutor/
4/3/2020 SEN IN PRACTICE  

 

CLAIRE LIDYARD & ACADEMIC COACH

·         CATEGORIES OF NEED

·         DISCUSSIONS

·         STRATEGIES

·         ROLES

·         DISCUSSION ON THE TA GUIDANCE REPORT MARCH 2015 (CCCU DOCUMENTATION)

·         HOW TO USE PERSONALISED PLANS

·         Deunk, M. I., Smale-Jacobse, A. E., de Boer, H., Doolaard, S., & Bosker, R. J. (2018) Effective differentiation Practices: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on the cognitive effects of differentiation practices in primary education. Educational Research Review, 24(February), 31–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2018.02.002.

·         Kriegbaum, K., Becker, N., & Spinath, B. (2018) The Relative Importance of Intelligence and Motivation as Predictors of School Achievement: A meta-analysis. Educational Research Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2018.10.001.

·         Sisk, V. F., Burgoyne, A. P., Sun, J., Butler, J. L., & Macnamara, B. N. (2018) To What Extent and Under Which Circumstances Are Growth Mind-Sets Important to Academic Achievement? Two Meta-Analyses. Psychological Science, 29(4), 549–571. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617739704.

11/3/2020 MINDFULNESS AND RESILIENCE (repeated session)

 

MIKE BELL

 

·         WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

·         WHY IS RESILIENCE IMPORTANT?

·         HOW CAN YOU BECOME MORE RESILIENT?

·         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mlk6xD_xAQ (mindfulness in school)
18/3/2020 INDEPENDENT LEARNING (repeated session) DORETTE FULLER ·         HOW DO WE CREATE MORE INDEPENDENT LEARNERS

·         WHAT IS THINKING HARD

·         A LOOK AT SOME KEY STRATEGIES

·         Zimmerman, B. J. (2002) Becoming a Self-Regulated Learner: An Overview, Theory Into Practice. Theory Into Practice, 41(2), 64–70. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1477457?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents.
25/3/2020 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND HOW CHILDREN LEARN CLAIRE LIDYARD ·         AN OVERVIEW OF BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

·         WHAT IS THE EFFECT ON LEARNING?

·         STRATEGIES FOR THE CLASSROOM

·         SOLIHOLL APPROACH

·         SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STRATEGIES

·         https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-35595086/the-ptsd-brains-of-children-and-soldiers
22/4/2020 1st half

APPLYING FOR A JOB

 

 

 

2nd half

SCHOOL TRIPS

ANETTE KELLY & CHRIS WALLIS ·         THE APPLICATION PROCESS

·         THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

·         WHAT SCHOOLS ARE LOOKING FOR AND WHAT APPLICANTS SHOULD LOOK FOR IN A SCHOOL

·         Hughes, D., Mann, A., Barnes, S., Baladuf, B. and McKeown, R. (2016). Careers education: International literature review. https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/evidence-summaries/evidence-reviews/careers-education/ [Accessed 18 October 2018].
GENETTE ELLCOCK ·         HOW TO PLAN A SCHOOL TRIP

·         HOW TO DO RISK ASSESSMENTS

·         BEST PRACTICE AND SCHOOL TRIPS

·         Spires trip policy
29/4/2020 CURRICULUM AND OPTIONS POLICY GENETTE ELLCOCK & KEVIN REYGATE ·         PERFORMANCE TABLES

·         BUCKETS

·         P8

·         Option Booklet for year 8
6/5/2020  

 

BUNDLE PREP!!!

 

 

MEMBER OF THE ITT TEAM

JON GREGORY

BRING BUNDLES SO FAR, QUESTIONS, AND RESOURCES TO WORK ON YOUR BUNDLES TOGETHER IN A COMPUTER ROOM

 

 

 

University guidance on bundles
13/5/20 ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING SUZANNE WOOD ·         WHY DO WE USE ASSESSMENT?

·         WHAT TYPES OF ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING ARE THERE?

·         HOW CAN THEY BE USED EFFECTIVELY?

·         A LOOK AT SOME KEY STRATEGIES

·         Black, P., & Wiliam, D. (2009) Developing the theory of formative assessment. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 21(1), pp.5-31.

·         Christodoulou, D. (2017) Making Good Progress: The Future of Assessment for Learning. Oxford: OUP

·         Hattie, J., & Timperley, H. (2007) The Power of Feedback. Review of Educational Research, 77(1), 81–112. https://doi.org/10.3102/003465430298487

20/5/20 WELLBEING AND SUPPORT (WORKLOAD BALANCE) BETH MACINTYRE-RANDALL ·         RECOGNISING PEAK TIMES OF STRESS

·         ENERGY DRAINS AND ENERGY INPUTS: WHAT WORKS FOR YOU?

·         DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR A HEALTHY WORKLIFE BALANCE

·         Skaalvik, E. M., & Skaalvik, S. (2017) Still motivated to teach? A study of school context variables, stress and job satisfaction among teachers in senior high school. Social Psychology of Education, 20(1), 15–37. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11218-016-9363-9.

·         How to work smarter not harder

3/6/20 STUDENT SERVICES SUE BROOKS AND WAYNE BALL ·         WHAT IS THE ROLE OF STUDENT SERVICES?

·         WHAT INTERVENTION SERVICES DOES SPIRES OFFER?

·         https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/articles/pastoral-care-a-10-step-action-plan
10/6/20 EFFECTIVE USE OF VOICE (repeated session) SUZANNE WOOD ·         USING YOUR VOICE AS A TOOL IN THE CLASSROOM

·         DEVELOPING THE VOICE

·         PROTECTING YOUR VOICE

·         http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/protecting-your-teaching-voice/

·         How to look after your voice

17/6/20 PSHEE AND BRITISH VALUES (repeated session)

 

WAYNE BALL

 

·         HOW IS IT DELIVERED

·         LESSON CONTENT ACROSS THE YR GROUPS

·         HOT / CURRENT TOPICS!

·         WHY TEACH BRITISH VALUES?

·         http://www.doingsmsc.org.uk/british-values/
24/6/20 LITERACY AND NUMERACY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM (repeated session)

 

 

CAROLINE WEBB ·         WHAT ARE THESE KEY TOPICS?

·         WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?

·         HOW THEY ARE IMPLEMENTED ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

·         TOWARDS THE BASIC SKILLS QUALITY MARK

·         Education Endowment Foundation (2018) Preparing for Literacy Guidance Report. [Online] Accessible from: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Preparing_Literacy_Guidance_2018.pdf

·         Jerrim, J., & Vignoles, A. (2016) The link between East Asian “mastery” teaching methods and English children’s mathematics skills. Economics of Education Review, 50, 29-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2015.11.003.

·         Machin, S., McNally, S., & Viarengo, M. (2018) Changing how literacy is taught: Evidence on synthetic phonics. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 10(2), 217–241. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20160514.

·         How to develop your use of standard English